NPR’s coverage of China is really incredible. I mean, they had Rob Gifford there for years, going into all these noooks and crannies and uncovering all of these really wonderful stories. Now, they have lots of people with great voices reporting from China, like Luisa Lim (and Gifford is their London bureau chief). Continue reading “Why Quotes from the Chinese are So Odd”
I used to love it, but I won’t be buying anyone else a gift subscription to ReadyMade Magazine. And, frankly, they can keep the rest of my subscription as well. No reason to send it to me anymore. Continue reading “Oh, ReadyMade, Why Hast Thou Forsaken Me?”
I love Dan Schorr. He is an absolute lion of journalism. He was relentless on Watergate, was a Cold War staple in Germany, and is the last of Edward R. Murrow’s Boys that is still reporting.
But, the guy is 93 years old. Listening to his commentary now is like listening to your great-grandparents. They have amazing stories about things that happened half a century ago, but aren’t really with it when it comes to today’s news. Continue reading “Time for NPR’s Daniel Schorr to Retire”